Earthquake in Nepal: Charities Providing Relief 

The images coming out of Nepal are harrowing. Here are vetted charities you can donate to if you want to help.

Source: How to help Nepal: 7 vetted charities doing relief work following the earthquake | Public Radio International

What terrible news to read of the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal earlier today. I was at a conference all day and caught up with the latest news tonight after dinner.

I was so sad as I read about the disaster and saw photos of the areas affected by the earthquake. Continue reading Earthquake in Nepal: Charities Providing Relief 

WordPress 4.2 Announcement Video Released with Subtitles for 30 Languages

WordPress 4.2 announcement video with German subtitles

I was excited to hear WordPress 4.2 “Powell” was released yesterday. You can check out the excellent post on WPTavern highlighting new features, improvements, and changes.

But what added to my excitement was learning the WordPress 4.2 announcement video was released with subtitles for 30 languages. Continue reading WordPress 4.2 Announcement Video Released with Subtitles for 30 Languages

Google Closing Down Classic Google Maps, Replacing with New Lite Mode

Google Lite map of Ann Arbor Michigan

In an announcement published on the official Google Maps forum last week, Google announced they will be shutting down the classic version of Google Maps. Continue reading Google Closing Down Classic Google Maps, Replacing with New Lite Mode

Fluent Conference: Kathy Sierra on Developers and Cognitive Resources

Kathy Sierra

Kathy Sierra, author, game programmer, interaction designer, and original creator of one of the largest software developer communities, returned to the stage yesterday at the O’Reilly Fluent Conference.

I caught her Making Badass Developers keynote, a talk about cognitive resources and how developers can build their skill sets, on livestream. Here are my notes from her talk. Continue reading Fluent Conference: Kathy Sierra on Developers and Cognitive Resources

5 Tips for Improving BYOD Security [Infographic]

How to build more robust BYOD security

As the “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) technology trend increases in the workplace, companies are facing challenges for balancing security, privacy, and protection of enterprise data.

Cloud applications, stolen mobile devices, and employees changing jobs are a few of the obstacles companies must deal with in developing a robust BYOD security policy. Continue reading 5 Tips for Improving BYOD Security [Infographic]